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Ideagen boss’s journey from bootstrapping to £1.1bn takeover

The big technology story of the last week has been the bidding war for RegTech Ideagen. Headquart...

‘Bootstrapping saw us outlast & acquire our competitors’

A few years ago, when the on-demand laundry sector exploded, startups Laundrapp and Zipjet grabbed h...

Meet the gamer who now advises on buying and selling of gaming firms 

In one way or another video games have dominated Ekrem Shahin’s life. As a teenager he used to ...

‘Show me the money’

Barry Nightingale has worked with some of the biggest names in business. His impressive CV has in...

Tech companies must think global 

Tech companies should think globally with their growth ambitions. That’s the view of Graham Pea...

Sir Ian Livingstone: The secret to a billion-dollar exit

The videogames industry rivals FinTech as the UK’s flagship technology sector, with multiple billi...

Is this the tech unicorn you didn’t realise was a unicorn or even a tech business?

In tech circles everyone wants to be a unicorn, which is defined as a company with a valuation of mo...

The ‘three Ts’ that drive MedTech success

For every startup able to launch a life-changing medical technology, there are many more which strug...

Why exit shouldn’t be a dirty word in business 

Charlotte Ashton is on mission to help entrepreneurs get a better deal. The founder of Implicit A...

Why founders shouldn’t focus on exit or investment

Media covering the burgeoning technology scene tends to focus on large-scale investment raises and e...

The secret of success: Fire bullets, then cannonballs

Frazer Durris has come a long way since he mapped out a business plan on a kitchen table in 2010 wit...

Why NSI Act could have chilling effect on startup investment

Founders face many challenges when trying to get their companies off the ground: finding product-mar...